Dental Specialist Group

American Board Certified Prosthodontist, Endodontist, and Oral Medicine Specialist

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Long-term provisional crowns for terminal stage cancer patients Jul 14th, 2021

This is a sad but motivational post.  Chemistry teacher, Stage IV breast cancer with spine metastasis. She knows the 5-year survival rate of her cancer is very low but she really wants a decent smile and chewing function!  So what is best option?  What is good enough for her situation? Prosthodontist...

Our Board-certified Endodontist May 24th, 2021

Shout out to our Endodontist Dr. Yang issuing diploma to the endodontic graduates at the Temple University Dental School commencement ceremony. Serving as the director for Advanced Endodontics Postgraduate program, Dr. Yang has trained many Endodontists( Root canal specialist) to serve the patients who need a root canal.#endodontist #rootcanaltreatment

Customized locator abutment improve the precision of snap-on dentures Apr 24th, 2021

A more Customized Prosthodontic approach, more esthetic, more predictable, makes the surgical phase more conservative and straightforward. A snap-on denture is seemingly easy, but actually quite complex to reach optimal results for the patients. The customized locator abutment can ensure precise parallelism among multiple abutments, so to improve the function....

when to choose night guard on lower teeth Apr 12th, 2021

When to prefer a mandibular guard? When pt has to use it in daytime, so called day guard When pt had ortho treatment and wants to use occluasal guard as the retainer When mandibular dentition is less stable

How tight/retentive can regular complete denture be? Apr 6th, 2021

Prosthodontist Qing used accurate impression, functional molding, and neutral zone technique to fabricate high-quality regular dentures.  Though without implants the denture can stay tight enough to serve the patient's daily oral function. The professor from Shanghai did not believe that until the day when he got his new denture. https://youtu.be/QhuFfNmw8AM

Cosmetic Tooth filling/composite layering restoraiton Mar 15th, 2021

Conservative direct cosmetic composite restoration for fractured tooth #9, by using two different kinds of resin and layering technique. A young woman has her front teeth fractured due to trauma as well as grinding.  To improve her smile in a cost-effective and conservative way, layering cosmetic composite technique is used...

Premium Implant-retained overdenture for edentulism Mar 10th, 2021

Mrs ' tooth-borne overdenture was made by Prosthodontist Qing 3 years ago. Last week, Mr also very happily got his implant snap-on overdenture .  The premium overdenture used injection with layering technique to reinforce the acrylic strength while keeping a very natural looking to simulate the patient's own gum. The...

Complete denture fabrication tips--anatomical references Mar 3rd, 2021

One tip to check the quality of the denture set up from the lab is to see if they have put anatomical markings on the cast; While a better tip is that dentists/Prosthodontists ourself take some time to mark those reference points as a reminder and communication. In Informatics and...

Saving and restoring the function and smile of patients with severe periodontitis Feb 18th, 2021

Restore smile , Restore ego ! Patient came with Stage 4 Grade C severe periodontitis.   Front teeth broke and his removable partial denture also broke which needs denture repair. After an accurate diagnosis, thorough periodontal treatment and save all possibly save able teeth, Prosthodontist Qing team accomplished the challenging...

How to tell dental crowns or veneers are of high quality---Bitewing Xray Feb 9th, 2021

Prosthodontics Speciality is not about doing big (full mouth restoration), but doing small (details). Take the dental crown (cap) or ceramic veneers as an example, they seem to be an easy common procedure, actually need a lot of details to meet the American dental association ADA standards of margin seal...

Dental clearance before knee or hip replacement or heart surgery Jan 20th, 2021

The uncontrolled dental infections might cause bacteriemia which might result in joint implant infection or endocarditis. To mitigate the risks, general dental clearance is needed before scheduling the joint or heart surgery. During the dental clearance, the goal is to control the active infection to reach a healthy level. Patients...

Minimally invasive pain-free dentistry Jan 18th, 2021

In addition to our regular practice of minimally invasitive dentistry, our office in 2021 is equipped with a "Painless steel system" three-edge painless lancet needle with three-edge grinding technique and siliconized cannula, which has been found to further minimize the pain and discomfort to the patient. #Prosthodontist #doylestownDentist #chalfontdentist#landsdaledentist#furlongdentist #bluebelldentist...

COVID vaccine Jan 11th, 2021

Prosthodontist , Implant and Denture specialist Dr. Qing got his COVID vaccine done at University of Pennsylvania Hospital.

Humanbeing's third dentition in one day Nov 7th, 2020

 86-year old gentleman who has been suffering from missing teeth, reduced and uncomfortable chewing function, changing the diet from normal fibrous food to softer fatty and sugary food. After several consultations and thorough examinations, Prosthodontist Qing office did pre-operatory digital design, simulation and treatment planning ( Fig 1 and 2)...

Helping and Being helped Oct 9th, 2020

Our office shares our experiences during COVID time in Montgomery-Bucks Dental Society Magazine. #Prosthodontist #fivestarreview #brandnew #dentist #cosmeticdentist #bestofphilly #philadelphiadentist #doylestownDentist #chalfontdentist#landsdaledentist#furlongdentist#gwyneddentist #amblerdentist #bluebelldentist #lowergwynedddentist #phillylove #beforeandafter #bestofphilly #topdentist #conservativedentistry#denture#fixeddenture#veneer#dentalimplant#fullmouthrehabilitation#fullmouthrestoration

Just regular denture still shines Sep 11th, 2020

After thorough and comprehensive exam and diagnosis, we performed periodontal therapy including deep cleaning and caries control including some fillings. Then Prosthodontist Qing use his specialist technique, namely Injection molding, Layering staining, Lingualized occlusion technique to fabricate the premium upper full denture against lower removable partial denture.  This method is...

Dental Implant In a Minimally Invasive Way Aug 31st, 2020

Ms. L was a world champion in her sports field, but she is a little afraid of dental procedures, due to her previous uncomfortable experience with dentistry. In order to provide uncompromised dental care to Ms. L while in the most comfortable way, Dr. Qing used computer-guided surgery technique to...

I can eat the corn on the cob now---Implant over denture Aug 3rd, 2020

Mr. H does not have teeth and is using an old broken denture. He is looking for new oral rehabilitation cost-effectively. Four implants in the maxilla and two dental implants in the mandible were placed to retain the overdenture. Overdenture in the maxilla is in a horseshoe shape and does...

One-day smile using cost-effective immediate temporary denture Jul 29th, 2020

This lovely lady presented with the goal to restore her smile. Unfortunately, the remaining several teeth can no longer be restored or strategically be used for the future reconstructive plan. Extractions were done and on the same visit, we gave the patient the immediate provisional denture. The immediate temporary denture...

Resin-bonded Fixed Partial Denture Apr 20th, 2020

Resin-bonded Fixed Partial Denture--Pros and Cons College student Ms. W came for congenitally missing a lower front tooth. Periodontist Dr. Brown has seen her first and did gingival graft to increase the keratinized tissue. The congenitally missing tooth usually comes with a very narrow bone, which made the dental implant...

Implant Supported Overdenture Apr 20th, 2020

Implant Supported Overdenture Implant retained overdenture Implant-retained overdenture is also called snap-on denture or snap denture. It requires 2-4 implants per jaw to support and retain all teeth. The advantage is it is easy to maintain and keep hygienic. The disadvantage is that it is still removable, which requires the...

Implant Supported Fixed Denture ( other names as All-on-four or hybrid) Apr 20th, 2020

Implant-Supported Fixed Denture ( All-on-four or hybrid) Mrs. P presented with flaring of front teeth as a result of generalized severe chronic periodontitis.  She complained that she has some hesitation in regular socialization due to the lower face appearance and could not eat proper food. After a thorough exam, it...

Cosmetic Ceramic Veneers- Pros, Cons and Maintenance Apr 18th, 2020

Ceramic Veneers Improve the Smile A 56-year-old, lovely lady came to Dr. Qing for Prosthodontist’s opinion of how to improve her smile.  After a thorough exam and diagnosis,  considering that the patient’s teeth are in an okay situation, we recommended a more conservative approach of just doing several veneers on...

Dental Bridges—Pros, Cons and Maintenance Apr 18th, 2020

Dental Bridges Cost-Effective Full-mouth Rehabilitation by using upper fixed dental bridges against the lower removable partial denture Mr. H presented with severely damaged teeth with the chief complaint being” I would like to have teeth so I can chew food.” Trying to find a cost-effective way for the patient,  we...

Dental Bridge Maintenance and Home Care Mar 31st, 2020

Maintenance and home care are very important to ensure the long-term success of Fixed Dental Prosthesis (dental bridge). In this video, Dr Qing, a Prosthodontist practicing in the Doylestown PA area, has demonstrated the technique to clean underneath the bridge. Recommended product GUM easy thread floss ( to be used...

Prosthodontist Qing' office donate masks to the local first responders Mar 21st, 2020

Local first responders take a lot of responsibilities to deal with emergencies. At the current crisis of coronavirus ( COVID 19), they face more risks of infection. Prosthodontist Qing's office is currently closing except for dental emergencies. We have some masks in stock, but there are people who need them...

Precautionary measures for COVID 19 Mar 16th, 2020

Putting the safety of our patients and staff as our top priority, Bucks Dental Health and Esthetics has started the following precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID 19, as recommended by ADA ( American Dental Association) and PDA ( Pennsylvania Dental Association . Continue our regular strict protocol...